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The latest from our blog

BDOG 2018 Party

Thank you to our friends at Project R.I.D.E. for hosting another fabulous Big Day of Giving party!  And to everyone who came out, donated, and had fun with our team! To save your photo: Click on the photo, it will enlarge Right-click on the enlarged photo Select the...

Raley’s Field Trip on the Farm – Ms. Griggs

Ms. Griggs’ fourth grade class had a fabulous time learning about composting, greenhouses, produce preparation, identifying fruit trees and of course – playing with chickens and goats at First Generation Farms.  Then they went off to Raley’s for a...

Garlic Lovers Unite!

April is officially garlic month. And why should we care? … California is the nation’s top producer of garlic, that’s why! Also, this month is the famous Gilroy Garlic Festival on April 19, located in the heart of garlic country here in CA....

Super Simple Roasted Garlic

Super Simple Roasted Garlic Roasted garlic is savory and can be used in any number of dishes.  The best thing about this recipe is you can start with it and by the time you are done with your main dishes and sides your delicious roasted garlic will be coming out of...

Introducing California Farmland Trust

NEWS RELEASE: IMMEDIATE April 2, 2018 Introducing California Farmland Trust: Central Valley Farmland Trust and Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust merge to conserve more farms together Elk Grove, CA:  The Central Valley Farmland Trust (CVFT) and the Brentwood...

Legacy Spring 2018

We are so excited to bring you our latest Legacy in this beautiful, new format. It’s like reading our newsletter as a magazine online. We hope you love it! Spring Legacy 2018...

Intel on Cherries!

Cherries are so much more than just delicious, sweet, naturally good snacks… they are healthy and pack a super food punch too. Here’s the Intel on Cherry Production and Health Benefits California is the second largest cherry producing state in the U.S....

Brandstad Farm: Cherries

Preserving the Past, Stewarding the Future The Brandstad Family grows cherries, walnuts, and olives on their farm in San Joaquin County. Their 150-year old farming legacy and a partnership with our land trust forever protected this special farmland in 2014 – and...

Cherry Cream Cheese Pie

Cherry Cream Cheese Pie with Chocolate Graham Cracker Crust… to die for! • 1 chocolate graham cracker crust • ½ pint heavy whipping cream (DO NOT use Cool Whip or canned whipped cream – it’s not the same!) • 4 oz Philly Cream Cheese, softened (Do not microwave!...

Butternut Squash Soup

RECIPE: BUTTERNUT SQUASH SOUP INGREDIENTS 1 onion chopped 1 celery stick chopped 1 carrot chopped 3 T butter + 1 T olive oil 1 butternut squash (or other squash), peeled, cored and chopped 1 granny smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped 6 cups chicken broth 1 T smoked...

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